Indiana Driving – Keeping Teens (and everyone else) Safe

December 17, 2015 | Blog

As I’m sure you’re aware, states have differing laws regarding the use of cell phones and other devices while driving. I think we can all agree that even if you’re in a state that doesn’t explicitly make it illegal to use a cellphone while driving in any way, it is common sense to NEVER text… read more

Federal Reform of Class Action Suits

December 15, 2015 | Blog

Here’s an interesting opinion piece about class action lawsuits:

Motor-Vehicle Deaths Up 14% First Six Months of 2015

December 12, 2015 | Car Accidents

The numbers are out, and unfortunately they present a tragic reality: deaths related to car accidents rose 14% the first half of 2015. From “Motor-vehicle deaths for January through June of 2015 totaled 18,630. This figure is up 14% from the corresponding 6-month period in 2014. The June figure for 2015 was up 12% from… read more

Indiana Driving – Properly Securing Your Child

December 9, 2015 | Blog

For those of us who have children, obviously one of the most important things we think about daily is ensuring our child is 100% secure in our vehicle prior to leaving the driveway. Let's talk about some common sense necessities, as well as some non-negotiable laws regarding child restraint in a motor vehicle. Let's take… read more

Teenagers and Driving

December 9, 2015 | Uncategorized

We are all very nervous when we hand the keys to a new teenage driver.  You can help your teenage understand the responsibility of driving by setting up a written contract.  Because they are just learning to drive, they are very vulnerable to distractions in the car.  More teenage driving collisions happen at night than… read more

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week

December 4, 2015 | Blog

THE “INVISIBLE ILLNESS” CROHN’S AND COLITIS AWARENESS WEEK: DECEMBER 1-7 Crohn’s and Colitis have special importance for this law firm because they have personally touched our lives through friends and family. Those living with these illnesses are courageous people. They look just like anybody else, do not appear to have any medical issues, yet they… read more

Common Issues with ATVs

December 3, 2015 | Uncategorized

All Terrain Vehicles, also known as ATVs or non caged Four-Wheelers, are common across the country, especially in rural areas. We turned to Michael Ehline of Ehline Law Firm PC, a Los Angeles personal injury advocate, in order to learn more about these types of vehicles. Ehline has a lot of experience in these cases,… read more

Distracted Driving – Personal Injury Law

December 1, 2015 | Car Accidents

Distracted driving is a growing problem, largely due to the growing popularity and use of cell phones and other mobile devices. Because distracted drivers are not fully paying attention to the road, the risk of a car accident increases significantly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 9 people are… read more

How to Sign Your Legal Rights Away – Arbitration Clauses

November 24, 2015 | Blog

Arbitration is an expensive binding legal resolution process which can be helpful in certain types of lawsuits. Unfortunately, big business has figured out how to incorporate it into contracts with consumers to keep them from filing class action suits. The New York Times has recently exposed the unfairness of these contracts. For example, credit card… read more

Indiana Driving – Intersection Accidents

November 16, 2015 | Car Accidents

Continuing our series on driving in Indiana, let’s explore one of the most common situations we come across while driving: intersections. Some native Hoosiers will never know how lucky we are when it comes to traffic. Sitting in stop and go traffic on Highway 465 every morning can seem like pure torture. However, compared to… read more